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with leon panetta with amid karzai . he claimed that the allied forces are not doing enough. now panetta said karzai should focus on what nato troops have done in sacrifice for helping his country. >> it would be helpful if the president would express his thanks for the sacrifices that were made by those who fought and died for afghanistan rather than critize . >> panetta offering up his thoughts in a trip to peru. he will head to brussels for the talks on the road ahead in afghanistan and continuing troop withdrawals. >>> and attackings by members of the afghan forces against the nato troops is raising concerns it has strained relations and serious lease undermined nato trust in afghan partners. oliver north is joiningugs near kabul, afghanian where he is embedded with special opposition forces. the insider attacks. >> these are young americans. >>> and killed more than 50 ally troops including 30 americans. what impact is that having on the front line there? >> uma, they continue to fight. and what we have seen in the ground and we have that for you here is a different story than what
leon panetta talked about the role of the defense department in protecting the nation's critical infrastructure from cyber security threats. he spoke from new york city. he urged congress to pass the cyber security bill that was brought in august from the senate. this is about 40 minutes. >> frank -- five words -- you deserve to be here. ladies and gentlemen, it is my great pleasure and high honor to introduce one of the most talented, reverse the talk, and experienced leaders in american government. he served our country by meeting the extraordinary challenges of our time. leon panetta things back on his days as a first lieutenant in the u.s. army intelligence. he received a medal. as a member of congress, he chaired the house legislature committee before moving on to the director of a budget. from there president clinton tapped him to become the white house chief of staff. as director of central intelligence, leon panetta made many critical decisions. he made a very public contribution to the united states of america and to our very own new york city. he oversaw this daring mis
. in a security warning from leon panetta. he says cyber threats are growing in the country. in what he calls a cyber-pearl harbor. last night leon panetta said attackers and russia, china and iran are attacking systems that guide transportation. >> the internet is open. it is hardly accessible, as it should be. but that also presents a new terrain for warfare. >> he says the pentagon is prepared to take action if america is threatened by a computer assault. 24 members of the air force national guard were able to reunite with their families. this after spending six months training soldiers. welcome home. tonight at 5:00 p.m. -- an inspiring story of a soldier to had to relearn how to be a doctor after a serious brain injury. is now training for a race to support wounded warriors 30 had to learn how to walk run and be a doctor again. his amazing journey coming up tonight at 5:00 p.m. and the nationals are facing a big hurdle. it is do or die time against the cardinals. adam caskey joins us from nationals park. fans will have to bundle up. >> ground game time we are talking temperatures in the
worse. now leon panetta the defense secretary, was asked about that. here's one of his responses. >> does the military foster a culture right now that tolerates sexual assault? >> as we learned from what happened at laclin air force base there is a power force that reflect society in general. >> it's not what is happening in society in general. does rape happen, of course it does but we have a particular problem with superior officers abusing their power that is in some ways unique to the military. don't try to displace blame on everybody else. i didn't like that quote at all from leon panetta. you talk about the air force base and we'll talk about it in a second with an expert. >> i guess i want them to know that as difficult as their experience has been, that we are going to learn from that. >> cenk: well, the question is will they? we'll talk about that in a second. one of the things that they have learned is to do public service announcements, but i'm not sure that this is the right way to go. here is one of them. >> as a service member it's your job to look out for your brot
. what defense secretary leon panetta is saying about the attack. very latest in a live report. úwa >>. >> gregg: welcome back. bottom of the hour, time for the top of the news. one month away from election day. president obama taking some time off the campaign trail this weekend while governor romney is scheduled to speak at a campaign rally in battleground state of florida tonight. >> heather: a tour bus overturns in new jersey exit and 19 people were hurt including children. cause of the crash unclear. >> gregg: a firefight between turkey and syria continues for a fourth straight day today. it all began when a syrian border shell landed near a turkish village killing five civilians. turkey has been firing into syria every day since. >> heather: defense secretary leon panetta weighing in on the deadly attack in libya. he says that the u.s. is now investigating a potential new lead in the case. this as new questions arise about whether the obama administration could have done more to protect the four americans who were murdered in the terrorist attack. peter doocy has more from was
anti-bullying caucus. >>> a dire warning from defense secretary leon panetta. he says the united states is facing a possible cyber pearl harbor that could virtually paralyze the nation. fox's jennifer griffin has the latest from the pentagon. >> reporter: defense secretary leon panetta warning of the growing threat of cyber attacks against the u.s. >> cyber attack perpetrated by nation states or violent extremist groups could be as destructive as the terrorist attack on 9/11. attack o >> reporter: this comes after a former government official said u.s. authorities believe iranian hackers are responsible for recent cyber attacks against major oil and gas companies in saudi arabia and qatar. >> the shamoon virus was probably the most destructive attack that the private sector has seen to date. these attacks mark a significant escalation of the cyber threat. >> reporter: secretary panetta saying if the u.s. detects an imminent cyber attack that can cause significant destruction, the military could take action. >> the department has developed the capability to conduct effective operation
in the world of tomorrow. >> leon panetta says the united states is facing a possible cyber pearl harbor. he is pushing legislation that require new cyber security or the private sector. opponents say it would be a burden on business. many in the area will have to bundle up tonight and others may want to cover up their plans. >> that is right. freeze warning tonight. how cold will it get? upper-20's to around 30 to 32 degrees. a freeze warning in effect overnight. a frost advisory in the areas the southeast. if you're headed down to the , it will be chilly at nationals park, just about 50 at gametime and falling 40's.he the temperatures on saturday the upper-l be in 20's and lower-30's. warmer days are just around the corner. a real up and down seven-day forecast. two accused of brutally beating an elderly man face the judge. the space shuttle endeavor's flying days are over. >> and why zombies are roaming the streets of the district. s comin >> the suspects accused of brutally beating and 80-year-old man faced the judge today. police say the trio made off is cell phone and credit card. the
by an enemy attack. today, leon panetta is warning of what he calls a similar threat. we reported in recent days how hackers are suspected of targeting a whole series of some of america's biggest things and secretary panetta says the united states is increasingly vulnerable to the foreign hackers. jennifer goodman has more live from the pentagon. >> secretary panetta believes that we are in a pre-9/11 moment. his warning and his message last night, appeared to be for iran. >> potential aggressors should be aware that the united states has the capacity to locate them and to hold them accountable for their actions that may try to harm america. >> secretary panetta is the first u.s. official to confirm to recent attacks. there was a virus that wiped out 30,000 files on computers with an icon of a burning american flag. >> iran has also taken the ability to use cyberspace to its advantage to current officials tell us that the recent attack on bank of america was a response from iran to recent sanctions against its oil industry. he also referenced a cyberattack that struck the saudia arabia stat
at the sbreppid panetta warned the u.s. is facing the possibility of a pearl harbor that could shut down the networks and critical network systems. this is about 40 minutes. >> frank, five words, you deserve to be here. ladies and gentlemen, it is now my great pleasure and high honor to introduce one of the most talented and experienced lead ners american government. a mon who serves our country by meeting the extraordinary challenges of our times. i'm sure secretary of defense panetta thinks back to his days in the u.s. intelligence where he received the accommodation medal. as a member of congress he chared the committee. from there president clinton tapped him to become chief of staff. lee on panetta made and very public contribution to the defense of the united states of america and to our very own new york city. he oversaw the successful and daring mission that ended the life of one osama bin lad din t. persistence, courage and tenacity required to accomplish this remind me of a quote from president kennedy let every nation know that wishes us ill should pay any price be any hardshi
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secretary leon panetta says a thank you instead of criticism would be welcome for afghan president hamid karzai for the sacrifices american troops have made. his remark followed karzai's accusation that the u.s. isn't doing enough to fight terror in neighboring pakistan. relations between the u.s. and afghanistan have steadily been eroding in recent months. >>> other stories making headlines around the world now. first at the vet can where pope benedict's former butler was just sentenced to 18 months in prison for leaking confidential papers. paulo gabriel was convicted this morning of left. the book, based on his leaked papers, revealed possible corruption in the catholic church hierarchy. gabriel told the court he leaked the papers out of love for the church and didn't field like a thief. >>> and in india american football is the new sport hoping to gain pop logan airport. the new league is made of teams from india, pakistan and sri lanka. they have names like the delhi defenders. some former nfl stars like mike ditka are backing the project, and many coaches are actually americans. >>
, thank you. >>> defense secretary leon panetta expressing his frustration with the leader of afghanistan after hamid karzai said the u.s. isn't doing enough to fight terrorism in afghanistan. panetta told reporters karzai shouldn't be complaining. >> we lost over 2,000 u.s. men and women. and the afghans have lost a large number of their forces in battle. those lives were lost fighting the right enemy, not the wrong enemy, and i think it would be helpful if the president every once in awhile expressed his thanks for the sacrifices that have been made by those who have fought and died for afghanistan, rather than criticizing them. >> from foreign affairs to domestic affairs. an upbeat jobs report is getting wildly different reactions. the unemployment rate fell below 8% for the first time since january of 2009. according to new numbers out yesterday, september's unemployment rate dipped to 7.8%, about 114,000 new jobs were added. president obama says the nation is moving forward, but there are still too many people out of work. mitt romney says the unemployment rate dropped mainly because
. >>> 8:15. defense secretary leon panetta and general john allen are addressing the rise of insider attacks in afghanistan. panetta and allen are expected to speak to nato officials in brussels and explain what they are doing to stop the attacks. they say insurgeons are dressing in -- insurgents are dressing in of uniforms and attacking those forces training them. 53 coalition troop have -- troops have been killed. >>> tomorrow a congressional hearing will look into the attack that killed ambassador chris stevens and three other american. lawmakers want to investigate allegations that stevens had requested additional securities. they want to know how five security agent as the compound became subpoena rated from stevens. >>> the north korean government says there is a warning in response to the recent agreement by the u.s. to have south korea to have missiles capable of hitting all of nouk. the north korean government says that agreement proves there is a lot to invade north korea. >>> a month to election day and it shows that mitt romney is gaining momentum -- gaining momentum. ail
site in saudi arabia. defense secretary leon panetta is warning that a future cyber attack by iran could be catastrophic. >> the collective result of these kinds of attacks could be a cyber pearl harbor. an attack that would cause physical destruction and the loss of life. an attack that would paralyze and shock the nation. >> panetta says the u.s. needs to act quickly to be prepared for future cyber attacks. >>> well, this morning, the fbi is trying to track down a large amount of money stolen from an airplane that landed at philadelphia international airport. the aircraft came from dallas, but it wasn't until the cargo reached the federal reserve that officials realized that a lot of the funds were missing. the fbi says the stolen money was brand-new, $100 bills. they were not scheduled to be put into circulation until next year. certainly have a new look with them there. let's go now to your weekend weather. expect some brilliant sunshine here in new york city. which seems to contrast to this harbinger of winter. that's the 30 rock ice rink. it opened officially for the season j
-private partnership to help thwart cyber attacks. leon panetta says government and business need to work together to promote cyber security. iran launched a series of sib err attacks on oil and gas companies in the persian gulf. they appear to be in retailiation for u.s. sanctions against the country. panetta called those the most destructive the private sector has seen. >>> a plane intercepted by turkey was carrying russian military equipment. the turkish military forced the syrian flight to land wednesday. state media reports missile parts, radio receivers, and other equipment was found on board. syria called the incident piracy, and russia says the search of the plane was illegal. it further heightens tensions between turkey and syria that have been firing shells at each other since last week. >>> coming up at 19 after the hour. today colorado authorities hope that they can say if the body they found is that of a missing girl or if the search should continue. today marks one week since the disappearance of 10-year-old jessica ridgeway. earlier this week, police discovered a dismembered body in
the government and businesses can come together to stop cyber attacks. defense secretary leon panetta says a public-private partnership is needed to help security. it comes as iran made a series of cyber attacks on oil and gas companies in the persian gulf. they appear to be in retaliation for sanctions against the country. panetta called those attacks possibly the most destructive the private sector has seen yet. >>> western ammunition and military supplies were found on a cargo jet intercepted by turkey earlier this week. the turkish military forced the syrian flight to land on wednesday. state media reports missile parts, radio receivers, and other equipment was found on board. syria called the incident piracy, and russia said the search of the plane was illegal. it further heightens tensions between turkey and syria that have been firing shells at each other since last week. >>> 5:18. today test results could term whether a search will be called off for a missing girl in colorado. earlier this week, police discovered a dismembered body in a rural park. detectives are trying to determin
placing charges against him. >>> there are insider attacks in afghanistan. leon panetta said they are doing all they can to stop the attacks but insurgence are dressing in their uniforms and they are still training them. they are concerned about those attacks but they are continuing to train them. >>> allison burns is in our washington d.c. newsroom with why it's still difficult for him to beat president barack obama. >> reporter: both candidates will be in ohio today. president barack obama at this point still seems to have the best path to victory which leads in key swing states giving the mitt romney team some encouragement. it shows 4 points among likely voters and -- likely voters. the poll also shows coming out of last week's debate in denver, mitt romney's personal likability has made gains among women voters. >> that was a good debate. >> reporter: but they are bringing out the big guns to fight, using big bird aiming at mitt romney's plan to cut subsidies. >> the evil genius who towered over them, one man has the guts to speak his name. >> big bird. >> reporter: repo
to be in retaliation for u.s. sanctions against the country. panetta called those attacks possibly the most destructive the private sector has seen yet. >>> today a civil liberties and advocacy group will put out its own ads in metro stations to combat the ads that are pro israel. cares campaign in response to the anti-jihad posters. a c.a.r.e. spokesperson hasn't said what the ads will say,ut they will promote mutual understanding and challenge hate. >>> a montgomery county child defies death after a fall out of a window nine stories up. the 4-year-old boy fell out of an apartment window on the 9th story of an apartment building on piney branch road in silver spring. a tree helped break that boy's fall. neighbors found the boy in a bush crying in pain. >> after that fall, he's a very lucky child. >> police say the boy's family was home at the time. the boy was taken to children's hospital with a broken femur and head injury. >> a sea of pink will descend on the d.c. region in support of breast cancer. thousands of people will walk 60 miles to raise money and find a cure. last year's walk raised more t
of mitigating circumstances including that gabriel had no previous record. >>> defense secretary leon panetta says u.s. officials are investigating the arrest of two men reportedly connected to the deadly embassy attack in libya. the two tunisian men were arrested wednesday but it is unclear whether they are considered suspects. the u.s. ambassador to libya along with three other americans were killed in an attack on the embassy on september 11th. panetta says officials are still looking into whether the men were connected to al qaeda. >>> the fbi says friendly fire is likely to blame for the death of a federal agent in arizona. nicholas ivy was killed and another agent injured in tuesday's shooting. police have arrested two men who could be connected to the incident. the agents were responding to an alarm that was going off near the arizona/mexico border when they came under fire. >>> a chinese factory that produces iphones is shut down for now as thousands of workers have gone on strike. the employees at fox con factory are upset over increased quality control demands and being forced to wo
left to its own devices and we are not even doing that. dagen: defense secretary leon panetta sounding an alarm about the cyberattacks on banks this week. connell: we will talk about that some more and oracle's chief made by his way in professional sports in los angeles a top larry ellison and get into that as well but in terms of markets today stocks are a little bit. oil 92 and change. we will be right back on markets now. ...seems like you guys got a little gassed out there. enough already. c'mon guys. next question. hello! what's your favorite color? what's my favorite color? yes. purple. what's your favorite animal? sea turtle. what's your bedtime? do you believe in space aliens? ...i love puppies. hash browns or home fries? home fries. do you like my dress? why can't you guys ask good questions like this? [ morgan ] for a chance to interview an nfl player... join sa nfl fan offe and make your season epic. gerri: dagen: leon panetta citing the alarm on cyber security after a series of attacks on u.s. banks this week calling this a pre 9/11 moment saying the u.s. must beef up its c
of the video of the protest. >> oh, absolutely. in fact all of them did. all of them did. leon panetta actually took my face in his hands like this and he said trust me. i will tell you what happened. and so far, he's told me nothing. nothing at all. and i want to know. >> it is important for you to know all of the details no matter how horrible or tough they are to hear. >> exactly. i said if it is such a secret thing fine, take me in another room and whisper in my ear and fine we'll go from there. at first i was so proud because they were treating me so nice. at that reception, they came up to me, talked to me. i cried on obama's shoulder. and then he kind of looked off into the distance. so, that was worthless to me. i want to know for god's sakes. or for allah's sake or for whoever's sake is there. >> you deserve answers. >> i think so. i believe i do. i believe it. it is my son. i had him -- i told obama personally, i said look i had him for his first 17 years and then he went into the service and then you got him. and -- i won't say it the way i said it. but i said you screwed up you didn
current and former members of the military, like leon panetta and donald rumsfeld. you say that you and your partner were raped by your staff sergeant and infected with hiv. tell me briefly if you can what happened that night. >> those details are very personal to me, and -- i mea-- >> i mean, where were you? >> basically i went to have a beer with a buddy that was introduced to me through mutual friends. unfortunately, this person had an ulterior motive and it led to some really awful consequences. >> and you say the military has betrayed you as a result of this. how so? >> well, for over nearly two years, they ignored repeated pleas that i made to bring attention to the soldier who was actively and purposefully and intentionally infecting people in the community with hiv. >> and you yourself were infected, correct? >> yes, unfortunately, it's very -- yeah. >> i'm sorry to hear that. why didn't you, though, report it right away after it happened? >> well, i did report it to the local police department, actually. >> and did you report it to the military or a higher up? >> i reported
with turkey. leon panetta made the announcement in brussels this morning. the u.s. will offer humanitarian aid to refugees entering jordan and monitor use of chemical and biological use of weapons in syria. >>> mitt romney is making gains since the debate of last week. a new poll has him leading 49% to 47%. president obama leads a separate poll with registered voters. stuff that keeps coming up, no republican has won an election without winning ohio. >> it's me, big bird. >> big, yellow, a menace to our economy. >> the producers of "sesame street" are not happy with this. the workshop wants president obama to stop running it now. the ad mocks romney in last week's debate when he vowed to end public funding for broadcasting. they are a nonpartisan, nonprofit and don't get involved in politics. they are reviewing the concerns. >>> people are gathering outside the supreme court for a rally. the nine justices are hearing the case. fisher says she was denied admission to the university of texas in 2008 because she is white. they said she fell outside the top 10% of her class. a decision is not expe
and labor income if the cuts go through. >>> leon panetta said the u.s. sent troops to the border of syria and libya for possible cross-cultural violence. the u.s. has been working with jordan to monitor chemical and biological weapon's sites in syria and to have them deal with refugees pouring over the border from syria. the u.s. will, the u.s. presence will establish a headquarters and beef up jordan's military capabilities should violence erupt on the border. >>> fireworks at a hearing on capitol hill today. trying to defend the obama administration's handling of the terrorist attack on the american consulate in libya. the attack killed a u.s. embass door and three other americans. tom fitzgerald is following this. this is a political battle. >> reporter: it really has and showed no sign of letting up. the republicans have been accusing the obama administration of not doing enough to protect the consulate, while democrats say the focus should be on fining who was responsible for that attack in ben ghazi on september 11th, not the deciding blame. obama administration officials headed to
panetta says he's not sure whether two detained men are linked to al-qaeda. he says the u.s. are investigating men who were taken into custody wednesday in connection with the attacks on the couldn't lath in libya -- consulate in libya last month. three americans died. >>> jessica ridgeway never made it to school. she left her house at 8:30 in colorado. there was a delay of several hours in reporting the girl missing. her mother sleeps during the day because she works a graveyard shift, and didn't know jest way was and -- jessica was absent until later. >> you don't know what to do. it's hard to wonder, you know, what could go on interest. >> police have asked that people stop nulling their own -- conducting their own search, because it is interfering. >>> at least one bay area flight was canceled for seat repairs. them of 48 planes had to get repairs because seats would come lose. american airlines says all seat repairs on the boeing 757 airplanes should be done by today, and it's estimated that 14,000 people were affected by the maintenance this week. >>> auction of 007
will be sentenced next week. >>> and leon panetta is not happy with the president of afghanistan, karzai says the u.s. is not doing enough to fight in pakistan, and wants the u.s. to send planes. leon panetta said that karzai should not be complaining. >> we have lost over 2,000 u.s. men and women. also lost forces there, and the afghans have lost a large number of their forces in battle. those lives were lost fighting the right enemy, not the wrong enemy. and i think it would be helpful if the president every once in a while expressed his thanks for the sacrifices that have been made by those who have fought and died for afghanistan. rather than criticizing them. >> and we'll have to see if leon panetta gets the response he is looking for from president karzai of afghanistan. so with the exception of maybe winning the election in november, september could turn out to be barack obama's best month. that is because his campaign is reporting it raised 181 million last month, that is a new report. that, plus the jobs report showing unemployment now below 8%. had the president all smiles as he rallied s
and that is the sequester. we know that mr. panetta, the secretary of defense, said that it would be a disaster, as it would be. and i would refer you to the chapter. where did that originate? where did that idea come from? it turns out that it can from the white house. it turns out he had a meeting with senator reid and congresswoman pelosi and suggested this. and initially and apparently they were not keen on the idea. now how much does the defense amount to percentage wise in terms of the problem that we as a nation face? if you talk about giving budgetary spending every year, discretionary spending, it is 50%. if you talk about the problem that includes entitlements, it is 13%. if you want to look at the $55 billion coming out of the sequestered, that works out to about 1.4% of our overall problem. but better than 10% of the defense budget. are you going to tell me that the solution to the national financial problem is cutting defense? and by the way, do you honestly think that the mothers in iran, that the north koreans, but the radical muslims including al qaeda which have been defeated but now it tur
panetta ises a chilling warning about computer hackers. a scenario he describes as a possible cyber pearl harbor that could be as destructive as the 9/11 attacks. we're live at the pentagon. >>> and hello, brooklyn. the legendary barbra streisand takes the stage in her hometown for the very first time. ♪ beneath the moon, the stars and under the sun ♪ >> a homecoming concert decades in the making today, friday, october 12th, 2012. >>> from nbc news, this is a special edition of "today," decision 2012, with matt lauer and savannah guthrie. live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >>> and good morning. welcome to "today" on a friday morning. i'm matt lawer. >> good morning, everyone. i'm savannah guthrie. what a night. where were you doing the debate? >> right there in the second row of the yankee game in the bronx. i went to see the yankee game, but i tivoed this and watched it this morning. it was different. >> well, in your event there was a clear cut winner and loser. in this debate, unclear. it was definitely the only chance for a face-to-face showdown during this election for joe
battlefield, but in a national call to arms, defense secretary leon panetta warns the threat of a significant cyber attack against america is already here. >> the collective result of these kinds of attacks could be a cyber pearl harbor. >> reporter: panetta warned that cyber attackers have tried to shut down america's critical infrastructure. power, water, transportation, and major financial institutions. >> such a destructive cyber terrorist attack could virtually paralyze the nation. >> reporter: while russia and china are prime suspects, for the first time, u.s. officials blame iran for the recent jump in cyber attacks. defense officials tell nbc news iran was behind a recent series of attempts to disable the websites of several major u.s. banks. those attacks failed. but another iranian cyber attack nearly shut down saudi arabia's state oil company. using a sophisticated virus called shamoon, the iranians destroyed 30,000 computers. experts say this complex attack should be a warning to the u.s. >> we do not have the proper level of security within the financial sector, the oil and gas s
&t. >>> the definite secretary is worried about america's cyber security. leon panetta spoke to business leaders in new york. told them some recent large scale hacking incidents show power grids and transportation systems are vulnerable to electronic attack. panetta wants congress to urgently pass cyber security legislation. the nobel peace prize this year goes to the european union. the 27-nation was honored for its work promoting democracy and reconciliation since world war ii. the committee also praised it for tackling the european economic crisis. and this is amazing. a spectacular sight in los angeles today. the space shuttle endeavour is rolling through the streets headed to its final resting place, the california science center. the 12-mile trip will take two days, and crowds are lining the route to get a glimpse of the shuttle before it goes on display october 30th. and now we return you to our encore showing of last night's vice presidential debate. >> i would like to move on to afghanistan, and that's one of the biggest expenditures this country has made. in dollars and more importantly, in l
panetta a few hours ago. he said the u.s. is following up on some arrests that have been made in the benghazi case. and that they are doing everything possible to go after those who were involved in the attack. and he made those comments on a plane to peru. back to you. >> strong words from senator mccain there. >> yeah. blame it on the intelligence community. all right, thanks, peter. coming up on the show. the guys from the show gold rush. discovery channel's number one show. they want you to strike it rich. stay tuned to find out how you can win $100,000 in gold. they will be on our show giving away $100,000. no joke. >> really? one mom son be the boss. he he is the ceo of the company. how does that work exactly in the two are here to share their family wisdom on building a small business and there they are. and apparently he works out. role reversal mom taking backseat to the ceo new company. how are they making small family business work in these tough economic times. >> mother and son team beat their own business infusion sciences from the ground up. good to see both of
in from the defense minister in brussels, where leon panetta is now asking for help, training security forces in afghanantan. he is explaining that the u.s. has created a disproportionate number of military training teams. he is calling on europe to pick up on the shortage. what else came out of this visit to nato? >> one of the main aims of the visit to brussels will be aligned together in the wake of all of these insider attacks. >> we have to remain committed to the principles and togetherness. we want to help afghanistan security government itself. as i said to my fellow ministers, we have come too far, far too many battles, we have spilled too much blood. not to finish the job we were all about. >> he also took the opportunity to announce a change in command. read general -- marine general job will take his place in november. he will face more in november. jon: so what are the other details? >> the war officially ended last december with more than 200 iraqis killed that month alone. a series of deadly bombings before major prison break last month that set free some of most dangero
the encounter with thisetlem j hdfse stn brselswhere leon panetta is now asking for help, trning security forces in afghantan. he is explaining that the u.s. has created a disproportionate number of military training teams. upnt shortage.urtop what else came out of this visit to nato? >>ne of the main aims of the visit to brussels will be aligned together in the wake of all of these insiderat. to pipadi togetherness. we want tohelp afghanistan security government itself. as i said to my fellow ministers, w have come too far, far too manytl, we have spild tomuchbod toniejew about. >> he also took the opportunity to announce a change in command. ad ee - a general job will take his place in november. joso what are the other details? >> the war officially enlast december with more tn 200 is ilone se oadoms before major prison break last month that set free some of most dangerous al qaeda linked terrorist. the u.s. intelligenc estimates esmatet man a a eareliving in five training camps in iraq. u.s. officials tht estimate that in afghanistan, there are less than 100 separate from the taban. t
spending, that's another big difference. president obama has worked with secretary leon panetta to bring down defense spending over the next 10 years. governor romney has talked about reinstating that and keeping defense spending at a floor, that it would not fall below. 4% of. two big ticket items, defense spending and tax policy. they have very different views. in terms of leadership, we would have to see what kind of leadership governor romney would have in terms of working with congress, working with a potentially divided congress we have now, in trying to broker a compromise,. which would,. host: this tweet -- lisa mascaro, one of our other viewers pointed out that if eight people are hard at work having meetings talking about the fiscal cliff, what are the other 520 something members doing? what are the other members contributed to this discussion? how are they preparing for all the big questions that will come up in the next months about the fiscal future? >> people running for reelection right now, so lot of people are fighting to save their seats and others are in a safer seats
force on the border on the jordanian side of the syrian border, secretary panetta described it today as aiding the jordanians, but having american troops that close to what is going on in syria -- is that not an escalation? >> we have always said that contingency planning is the responsible thing to do, and we have been working closely with it -- for some time with our partners. jordan has been taking an important role. as we have seen with the syrian regime's violations last week of turkish sovereignty, our partners in the region are greatly affected by assad's brutal campaign, so we will continue to coordinate closely with our partners moving forward as we have in the past. >> u.s. boots on the ground right next to a war zone -- is this an escalation? >> it is not an escalation. it is working with a partner to deal with the impacts of assad's brutality. >> as you know, many of the administration's critics would like to see a more active role by these troops. >> our position on providing military legal assistance has not changed. it is our position that what is needed in syria is no
that american troops are on the border in case they are needed. pentagon chief leon panetta isn't ruling anything out, saying the 150 u.s. special operations troops flew to jordan to build a headquarters and begin contingent planning to keep weapons of mass destruction from being used. in the meantime, a plane carrying suspected missile parts was diverted to turkey last night, raising tensions between the two neighbors. >>> back here at home, good news for the housing market. u.s. foreclosure filings fell 12% from august to september. filings are now at a five-year low and are 15% lower than the same time last year. last month's report also marks the second consecutive monthly decline. >>> developing this morning, a new twist in that nationwide meningitis outbreak. it turns out the massachusetts- based pharmacy that made the tainted steroid linked to the outbreak was sued back in 2004 over allegations they made a tainted shot that later killed an elderly man. the pharmacy eventually settled that lawsuit. so far 12 deaths have been connected to the fungal infection. >>> it is now 8:30
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